Farmer's Weekly (South Africa)
AGRI NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
GENETIC DIVERSITY IN SALMON HAS DECLINED SINCE FISH FARMING INTRODUCED – STUDY
Researchers say loss of diversity in Sweden’s Atlantic salmon population could compromise the ability of the fish to adapt to climate change.
BAN ON KANGAROO LEATHER IS A MISSED FARMING OPPORTUNITY
The US Congress is considering a proposed law to ban the import and sale of kangaroo parts. The bill is aimed at stopping Nike, Adidas and other big brands from using kangaroo leather in their products.
THE CARBON MARKET GOLD RUSH IN AMERICAN AGRICULTURE
Agriculture accounts for 10% of US greenhouse gas emissions. Industry giants and start-ups are setting up carbon credits as President Joe Biden’s ‘green’ plan gains momentum.